On this episode of Global National: New developments with the Omicron variant as COVID-19 case numbers are climbing like never before. Today, Quebec set a new record for infections with over 12,000 in just 24 hours. It’s still unclear whether the surge will lead to a spike in hospitalizations, though Quebec says the sheer number of cases is already causing major strain. The province says nearly 7,000 health-care workers were off the job due to COVID-19. And Quebec is now making a major change for infected workers to keep hospitals staffed. Abigail Bimman explains.
In the U.S., the Omicron variant is spreading like wildfire, testing sites are swamped, hospitalizations are up and now the Centres for Disease Control has cut quarantine guidelines in half for positive asymptomatic patients. It comes as airline and health-care worker shortages grow. Jennifer Johnson has the latest.
Today in the U.K. another record for COVID-19 cases with more than 129,000 in a single day. It comes as Scotland and other places in the U.K. tighten restrictions to try and reduce the spread of Omicron, but not in England. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says no rules will change before the new year. Redmond Shannon reports.
2021 was a year of reckoning for Canada. In May, 215 unmarked graves were discovered near the site of a former residential school in Kamloops and more discoveries across the country followed. It forced Canadians to take a hard look at the horrific treatment of Indigenous children and present day injustices to Indigenous peoples. And while there has been some change, the work is far from done. Heather Yourex-West has more.
It’s the season for New Year resolutions and according to Ipsos polling exclusively for Global News nearly half of us plan to make a big effort to do things differently in 2022. Many of those New Year’s goals are about money. Anne Gaviola has more on how to stick to your finance-related resolutions.
We don’t have to remind you how difficult and dark these last few years have felt, but if you’ve thrown yourself into a creative project during the pandemic you know how powerful it can be. Caryn Lieberman has the story of how painting has changed the life of one Toronto boy.
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Need to train ppl without a degree to help in the fight and saving of the sick of anything especially COVID-19
Pass on the the learned Info and forget for now the years of needed school to rapidly help save lives
Look for all the inconsistencies and lies.
So the government spent 20 million promoting a Covid app that about 6500 people have used. Once again what a waste of money. Just like the stupid election. Why do I have to pay taxes for morons that make stupid decisions like this?
Un espectactaculo de payasos
A S H O W Of C L O W N S
Apparently they’re out of boosters. 3 months to get a booster here in ontario. Who’s getting the 100$?
This defies everything they have said,and considering there name for new covid omicron the word means moronic witch means stupid idiots. I guessing there following the meaning
FINALLY REALITY HITS THE STUPIDITY! WHAT DID THEY EXPECT WHEN THEY START TO LET GO DOCTORS NURSES POLICE FIREFIGHTERS PILOTS IT IS STUPID WHAT A STUPID DOES!!!!!!
In USA over 400,000 daily covid infections ‼️‼️
Studies have shown that vaccines don't stop the omicron varrent. Immunity is a joke..you can catch it again after as few as 2 months.
The 180,000 is not true it's more than 400,000 daily
Trudeaa = HYPOCRISY. HE SAYS HE SUPPORTS TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION BUT STILL GOING TO COURT CHALLENGING THE VERY PEOPLE WHO SUFFERED!!! DO AS I SAY NOT AS I DO. ALL HOT AIR!!!!!
GOVT SAID THIS IS FOR UR OWN GOOD TAKING UR CHILDREN AWAY AND NOW THE MANDATORY JAB!!!! YES THE GOVT WANTS TO PROTECT U!! TRUST THE GOVT!!!!
IT SHOULDNT TAKE ANOTHER GENERATION TO RESOLVE THIS ISSUE! THIS GENERATION SUFFERED THEY SHUD SEE IT THRU!!!!
So a healthy none vaxxed nurse isn't safe, by a covid+ nurse who has been vaccinated is?! Explain that one.
Covid positive. Yes job… Unvaxxed
No job. This is madness. No logic. Just evil.
The media is the virus the media is not telling the truth about alternative medicines the media is not telling the truth about adverse effects of the poison the media is not telling the truth about world economic forum and the economic collapse creating a one world currency one world government one world religion the media is the virus the media is not telling the truth about dominion Sitel voter fraud the media is not telling the truth about worldwide protests the media is the virus may God have mercy on your souls
Last month they wanted to fire unvaccinated ones. Now they are letting INFECTED personnel in.
I applied to the Clinical admin course (the one to help the nurses with paperwork. ) it got pushed back because NOT ENOUGH APPLICANTS!!!
Anyways. I have hospital admin experience. If they need people. They know where to call.
right, let the sick vaccinated people work, but the healthy people with natural immunity are fired, no agenda here….
HOW CAN THE PATIENT HEAL IF THE NURSE OR DOCTOR THEMSELVES ARE INFECTED. CRAZY IDEA. IT MAY INFECT OTHERS AS WELL.
But i thought vaccines are suppose to stop covid….oh i forgot. The govt just wants everyone to get vaccinated…no one knows why…
HOW MANY DISLIKES? PROBABLY AT LEAST 1,000 and counting?